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Star of X Factor Australia: Auckland’s Coca-Cola Christmas

25 October 2012
Media Release
Star of The X Factor Australia to headline Auckland’s Coca-Cola Christmas in the Park!
Multi- award winning pop, soul and R&B, singer-songwriter Guy Sebastian is this year’s headline act at Coca-Cola Christmas in the Park in Auckland’s Domain on Saturday 8 December.

Winner of Australian Idol in 2003, Guy has been a judge on TV3’s The X Factor Australia since 2010. With six Top Ten platinum/multi-platinum albums to his credit, his seventh album Armageddon will be released in October this year.
Five of his singles have reached multi-platinum including the highest selling song in Australia for the last decade "Angels Brought Me Here". With combined album and single sales of over 2.4 million in Australia, Guy also achieved the highest sales of any Australian Idol contestant.
During his career Guy has received 14 ARIA Award nominations, including Single of the Year, Best Male Artist and Best Pop Release. He has performed at many notable occasions including gala events for Pope Benedict XVI, Oprah Winfrey and Queen Elizabeth II.
Guy will perform on the big stage with some of the nation’s most talented performers including boy band Titanium, R&B star Jae’O, rocker Michael Murphy, the sensational RIA, backing stars Ellen Kuiper, Sharon Emirali and Cameron Clayton and the “godparents” of the iconic show, Frankie Stevens and Jackie Clarke.

Highlights from Coca-Cola Christmas in the Park can be seen in a 90 minute special being shown on TV3 in December.

This year Coca-Cola Christmas in the Park continues to support Surf Life Saving New Zealand in their efforts to help ensure Kiwis have a safe summer at the beach.

About The Coca-Cola Company: The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is the world's largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands. Led by Coca-Cola, the world's most valuable brand, our Company's portfolio features 15 billion dollar brands including Diet Coke, Fanta, Sprite, Coca-Cola Zero, vitaminwater, Powerade, Minute Maid, Simply, Georgia and Del Valle. Globally, we are the No. 1 provider of sparkling beverages, ready-to-drink coffees, and juices and juice drinks. Through the world's largest beverage distribution system, consumers in more than 200 countries enjoy our beverages at a rate of 1.8 billion servings a day. With an enduring commitment to building sustainable communities, our Company is focused on initiatives that reduce our environmental footprint, support active, healthy living, create a safe, inclusive work environment for our associates, and enhance the economic development of the communities where we operate. Together with our bottling partners, we rank among the world's top 10 private employers with more than 700,000 system employees.
For more information, please visit or follow us on Twitter at The Coca-Cola Company is represented in New Zealand by Coca-Cola Amatil NZ and Coca-Cola Oceania. For more information about our Company, please visit our website at


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